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Many Wars Ago


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  • The film’s geography and dramatic essence puts it on the shelf with Abel Gance’s two version of J’Accuse! (1919 and 1938), King Vidor’s The Big Parade (1925), Lewis Milestone’s 1930 version of All Quiet on the Western Front... Stanley Kubrick’s Paths of Glory (1957)... Looking at that list, the subgenre’s patterns of ancient-vs.-modern, as well as of institutional injustice and imperial class bullshit and cannon-fodder existentialism, emerge and coalesce.